The streets of cuzco receive weary travelers in this impressive tapestry by Walter paucar velarde. Tired from a long journey, the travelers are greeted by the impressive city where red and brown-toned houses hold promise of a warm welcome. "My work always features traditional scenes and from our culture," says paucar. "We strive to make a tapestry of good quality both in material and in color so they may last for years." titled "calles Del cuzco" in Spanish.
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You can never go wrong with Plaid! With the Lanvale Collection, You have the classic pattern with a modern styling. These pillows ...are reversible, as well come in three individual colors! Made by artisans in India with 100% cotton, Spot clean only.... read more
Inspired by the successful launch of the Kismet collection, Karastan has added Simpatico collection to is lineup. The designs in t...he Simpatico collections are crafted from the combination Karastan best-selling SmartStrand fiber and full worsted New Zealand wool. Together this marriage of fibers achieves a remarkable product that optimizes the quality of each: the sophisticated matte finish of the New Zealand wool is cleverly contrasted with the silky sheen of the SmartStrand Silk fiber. Featuring modern transitional patterns this collection is offered in over 30 stocking sizes with the option to create a custom size perfect for any space. The rugs are finished using the process Karastan has perfected though the decades, lending the rugs a beautiful drape and soft hand and are finished with a low profile pile height reminiscent of timeworn antique Persian rugs.1 Year Limited Manufacturing Defects WarrantyCare Instructions: Rotate your rug periodically. Vacuuming is the best way to remove every-day dirt and dust. (Special care should be taken in the fringe area as vacuuming with a beater bar can catch and pull the fringe, causing separation). Professional cleaning recommended. 44% Triexta (Smartstrand Silk) - 36% Polyester (Everstrand PET) - 20% New Zealand Wool read more
Rich earth tones and inspired exotic floral designs harmonize to create a true work of art. The Jurassic rug blends traditional de...sign with an abstract feel, artfully hand knotted with vegetable-dyed wool. This is the perfect foundation for anyone looking for a strong, dynamic aesthetic. New Zealand Wool read more
Classic, timeless, elegant! Serapi rugs are among the most famous Persian rugs, known for their stunning geometric patterns. This ...collection is a combination of classic motifs, intricate medallions and a fusion of traditional colors with the latest color palettes. Each rug is fit for any style of home decor today, yet is destined to become a must-have antique in years to come. New Zealand Wool read more
Shoppers crowd around an itinerant merchant in a cuzco street market. Reaching out simultaneously, hands proffer money and collect... it, examine the merchandise and select it, open a cloth shopping bag and tuck their purchases inside. Francisco huaynate paucar conjures the hustle and bustle of small town life in the Andes, achieving astonishing realism in handloomed wool. Titled "mercado en El cuzco" in Spanish. read more
The streets of Cuzco receive weary travelers in this impressive tapestry by Walter Paucar Velarde. Tired from a long journey, the ...travelers are greeted by the impressive city where red and brown-toned houses hold promise of a warm welcome. "My work always features traditional scenes and from our culture," says Paucar. "We strive to make a tapestry of good quality both in material and in color so they may last for years." Titled "Calles del Cuzco" in Spanish. read more
In this stunning tapestry, snowcapped mountains watch over a small andean village flanked by whitewashed houses. Verdant fields li...ne cobbled streets, and neighbors live in idyllic peace. The cardenas brothers weave this andean postcard with attentive care, transforming this tapestry into a glorious tribute peru's weaving legacy. Titled "calle serrana" in spanish. read more
Spectators gather around the plaza where the tradition and color of the corrida de toros - running of the bulls - is played out in... vivid drama. This traditional Spanish pageant of valor and grace is equally vital in Peru. With brilliant color and exquisite detail, Francisco Huaynate evokes an afternoon in the Andean city of Cuzco in a soft tapestry woven by hand. Titled "Corrida de Toros en el Cuzco" in Spanish. read more
Myriad birds fly and nest on the generous branches of a Peruvian tree of life. Working on a traditional Andean handloom, master we...aver eliazar ochoa transforms virgin wool into a splendid tapestry with an orange background. Titled "Aves" in Spanish. read more
Raul ulloa baylon depicts ceramists who converse in soft voices as they craft clay jars. With hats pulled low, they bend to their ...work, polishing the terracotta vessels to a burnished sheen. The composition clusters rounded bodies wrapped in shawls with clay spheres, each figure depicted in hand-loomed wool. Titled "la faena del cantaro" in spanish. read more
Waxen lilies arranged artfully in a copper vase nestle amid emerald leaves. Walter paucar velarde weaves an enchanting tapestry on... the andean handloom. Using soft woolen strands, he achieves an astonishing range of colors, delicately shading the design with the realism of a painting. Titled "flores cartouche" in spanish. read more
Working on the handloom, efrain curi creates a dazzling optical illusion. A wide band of fabric undulates in and out on a black ba...ckground. Intricate geometric motifs appear in different planes of light. Titled "faja incaica" in spanish. read more
Rolando and Luis recreate the splendor of inca ceramics with this replica vase. Crafted and meticulously painted by hand, its prec...ise geometric symbols are rooted in Andean history. The Chakra cross motifs near the top symbolize order in family and community life. The Chakra is taken from a constellation of stars forming a quadratic square, and represents the universe connected to the center of the world, believed to be cuzco. read more
Birds of all kinds perch on the generous branches of the tree of life. Surrounded by foliage, the feathered songsters join in a jo...yous celebration of nature. Working on a traditional Andean handloom, master weaver eliazar ochoa transforms virgin wool into a splendid wall hanging. Titled "Vida silvestre" in Spanish. read more
A sublime kaleidoscope of Inca iconography surrounds this decorative plate from the Huaman Paucar Family. Myriad shapes delight in... a colorful palette, their images reminiscent of the glory of Pisac artistry. Highlighting the wonder of Peru's ceramic tradition, this decorative plate makes for a refined addition to any room.Material - Ceramic Color - Brown Dimension - 1.2" H x 11" Diam. Weight - 1.98 lbs Not watertight Requires special handling -- allow an extra 14 days for delivery For decorative use only read more
Ducklings nestle together in family clusters, each depicted in joyous colors. Surrounded by more ducks and bordered by geometric m...otifs, this exquisite tapestry reveals inca influence. Cerapio vallejo presents a proud signature piece, handloomed in soft virgin wool. Titled "matrimonio" in spanish. read more
Hatchlings flutter in the nest, calling out for their mother's warmth and the food she brings. Working on a traditional Andean han...dloom, ulloa family depicts the baby birds in a beautiful tapestry. Their technique is an ancestral legacy, but their personal style is bold and modern. A display rod (not included) can be slipped through the wide hem at the top. Titled "El nido" in Spanish. read more
Efrain Curi designs a wall hanging of incandescent beauty by weaving together warm earth tones with ochre and yellow. Like a mysti...cal fire, the wall hanging evokes the presence of Inca glyphs such as butterflies, birds and ducks, as well as masks with elaborate headdresses. Curi weaves the radiant wool tapestry on a traditional handloom with techniques unique to the Ayacucho region. Features hanging tabs. Titled "Mariposas" in Spanish read more
Shadows fill a verdant meadow where Moonlight plays over geometric shapes. Totally abstract, this beautiful tapestry comes from Wa...lter paucar velarde. Inch I depict the moon and the reflection of her natural light that illuminates us in the immensity of the night," he confides. Virgin wool and an Andean handloom are his media. Titled inch Luz de Luna" in Spanish. read more
Convoluting colors in shades of red, orange, yellow, green, blue and beige create vibrant energy. They are the source of life for ...subtle patterns destined to evolve into Mystic beings. Ulloa family designs the surreal composition that is woven of wool, in the traditional style of San Pedro de cajas. read more
Soaring together in joyous colors, birds and Butterflies fill the sky. The intricately woven motifs flow across a tapestry in diag...onal precision. Efrain curi works in virgin wool, woven on the handloom, to create this extraordinary tapestry. Titled "por La Sierra and in a" in Spanish. read more
Intricate geometric shapes reveal nude figures on the outskirts of a village. complex and beautiful, this tapestry is woven on the... traditional handloom. Yet nilda amaro infuses it with a modern flair. Titled "siluetas" in Spanish. read more
An alluring expression of stylized repetition from the imagination of zosimo laura. Representing the artistic traditions of ayacuc...ho, he portrays stylized flamingos. He crafts the tapestry entirely by hand, its evolution of pink colors executed with both natural and artificial dyes. read more
A Ray of white light centers this radiant tapestry by efrain curi. Gradually shading toward warm Golds and ochres, it is meticulou...sly created on the Andean handloom. Curi uses the kilim, or "slit" technique. The different yarns are not dovetailed or interlocked, but each color field is woven independently of the other and their vertical edges are open. This technique is widely seen on medieval and Renaissance tapestries. Titled "rompecabezas" in Spanish. read more
The legacy of tradition casts a hypnotic spell on the work of the cardenas brothers. Experienced weavers, they create a captivatin...g tapestry featuring five andean women. The piece is woven of wool on a handloom and shows women's garments, hats and braided hair in clear detail. Titled "mujeres" in spanish. read more
Bands of blue recall the ocean depths, their silent beauty and inspiring nature. Lithe branches float adrift, their leaves like ti...ny sails. Cerapio vallejo designs this tapestry, which he weaves on the traditional handloom that he built to ensure the preservation of ayacucho weaving techniques. Titled "siembra en El Mar" in Spanish. read more